Exelon Asked to Return $200 Million Grant from Obama Administration to Taxpayers; Declines. Corporate Chairman “Doesn’t See Any Link” Between $200 Million Obama Administration Grant and “Our Own Public Policy Positions” — Which Happened to Support Obama’s
Chicago, IL/Washington, DC – Shareholder activists with the National Center for Public Policy Research challenged corporate executives with the energy giant Exelon about their firm’s participation in so-called “crony capitalism” at Exelon’s shareholder meeting this week in Chicago.
With soaring gasoline prices, increasing unrest in Afghanistan and threats of a nuclear Iran on his plate, President Obama made it a priority to call to the Georgetown University law student criticized by talk radio host Rush Limbaugh for demanding free contraceptives.
Using this cheap publicity stunt to shift attention from his policy failures may bolster Obama’s standing with his left-wing base, but it will not help the President’s standing with American families struggling to make ends meet. Continue reading →
The Reverend Jesse Jackson and other establishment civil rights leaders scolded South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley earlier this year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day no less, for her state’s voter identification law. They reminded her that her Indian ancestry (Gov. Haley’s parents are from Amritsar in India’s Punjab Province) makes her a minority.
NAACP president Benjamin Jealous, a hostile opponent of ballot security measures, said that — by participating in King Continue reading →
By Deneen Borelli, Fellow, Project 21 black leadership network
There were reports of babies out in the cold for hours in Houston. In Indianapolis, two dozen police officers used pepper spray to control an unruly crowd that pried shopping center doors off their hinges.
These were just a few of the scenes caught on video across America as people tried to get their hands on a pair of sneakers.
EPA’s Utility MACT Rule to Cause Skyrocketing Electricity Prices, Significant Job Losses and Jeopardize Reliability of Electricity Supply. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Exploits Children to Advance Obama’s War on Coal, says National Center for Public Policy Research.
Washington D.C.- Responding to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement this afternoon of its utility MACT rule, policy experts at the National Center for Public Policy Research are calling attention to the harsh economic consequences of the agency’s new regulations targeting coal-fired electricity.
Tom Borelli, Ph.D.
“Coming with a price tag of about $11 billion/year, EPA’s Utility MACT rule is the most expensive regulation issued by the agency on utilities. The huge costs will be passed on to hardworking American families, small businesses and the manufacturing sector. The consequences of the EPA’s war on coal will result in double digit electricity price increases and millions of job losses,” said Tom Borelli, Ph.D., director of the National Center’s Free Enterprise Project. Continue reading →
Utilities and Electricity Grid Operators Warn Federal Regulators that New EPA Regulations Will Lead to Power Shortages. The Senate Must Act Now to Reign in the EPA Before the Lights Go Out, says National Center for Public Policy Research
Coal fired power plants provide more than half of the electricity produced in the United States. Pictured is the Castle Gate Plant near Helper, Utah./ Via Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.– Calling attention to testimony provided to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hearing last week, today policy experts from the National Center for Public Policy Research are urging Congress to stop new EPA regulations that will jeopardize the reliability of the nation’s electricity supply.
FERC, the regulatory body charged with ensuring the reliability of our electricity supply, held a technical conference on November 29 Continue reading →
In a September 23 interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, award-winning actor Morgan Freeman claimed the moral high ground, saying tea partiers have a “racist” motivation against President Obama “to do whatever [they] can to get this black man outta here.”
Sadly, another Hollywood liberal elite has dealt the race card against the tea party.
Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness head and General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt
Panel Wants More Government Spending on Clean Energy that Will Benefit GE and Other Jobs Panel Board Members. Crony Capitalism is Not an Economic Plan, says National Center for Public Policy Research.
Washington, D.C. - Reacting to the recommendation by President Obama’s jobs panel, chaired by GE CEO Jeff Immelt, that additional federal funds be dedicated to clean energy development, today policy experts from the National Center for Public Policy Research are calling attention to the conflicts of interest surrounding this advice.